A Presidential Villa Director, Laetitia Naankang Dagan, who was an Assistant Director in Aso Rock, Nigeria’s Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital, has been assassinated by unknown gunmen.
Reports say that Jalal Arabi, the Permanent Secretary, State House, Abuja, made this known on Tuesday, February 18, saying that the 47-year-old Dagan from Plateau State, northern Nigeria worked in her office on Monday, February 17 till 8 pm, but by 11 pm, she was gruesomely murdered in her apartment by unknown persons.
The Permanent Secretary described the killing of Dagan, Assistant Director of Administration in the State House, as “a painful loss, not only to her immediate family but also the entire State House.”
“She was a dedicated, hard-working officer, and we all feel pained by her dastardly and untimely death,” Arabi told her family members during a condolence visit.
The Permanent Secretary added that: “We all share in your grief and pains, but be consoled by the fact that she lived a good life and contributed her best to the services of her nation.”
The Permanent Secretary expressed confidence that “the Police will fish out the killers of Laetitia and the law will take its course.”